Hundreds of companies around the world are preparing the deployment of mobile networks in the fifth generation and also preparing gadgets to work with 5G.
The president of the Chinese division of the OPPO brain Shen wrote in his Weibo social network that the smartphone manufactured by his company was the first in the world to connect to the 5G network.
According to a chief executive, the first successful internet access through the fifth generation network was made with a modified pre-release version, presented at the beginning of the year, OPPO R15.
During the testing of the specified device on screen, there was an icon 5G and managed to load the OPPO site. The company plans to first release serial mobile in the fifth generation network.
The commercial launch of 5G networks and the emergence of the first smartphones in support of this technology are expected in 2019.